The Science Of Scientific Writing    Set A      Intro to Paragraphs   Features of Maps  Examples of Maps   Exercise 1 Quiz     Diverse Organising Principles    Example Exercise for Exercises 2-4     Exercise 2    Exercise 3    Exercise 4  Adding Non-core Content   Exercise 5     Exercise 6     Exercise 7    *Exercise 8*    Final Page.

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PART I: Paragraphs and Sentences

SET A: Paragraphs: The Maps Behind Them

SET B: Paragraphs: Using Maps to Meet Readers' Expectations

SET C: Paragraph Coherence and Cohesion

SET D: Sentences

SET E: Scientific Sections (including Methods)

SET F: Scientific Sections: The Discussion

SET G : Scientific Sections: The Introduction

SET H : The Paper as a Whole

Model Answer for Exercise 4

Does your map look like one of these?

The primary Organising Principle for all three variations is Report, with emphasis on those aspects that reduced error and boas. The secondary Organising Principle in all cases is one of degree, in this case, degree of specificity. The focus shifts from the choice of house, to the choice of interviewee within that house, and then to the specifics of how that interviewee was handled. Different people will have different ideas as to whether some of the later sentences do or do not nest under earlier sentences.







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